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Pork Checkoff Offers Pork Management Conference - Your Pork Industry Investment

Conference being held in Fort Myers, Fla.

The Pork Checkoff is offering the 2009 Pork Management Conference, Your Pork Industry Investment, May 6-8, at the Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa in Fort Myers, Fla.

During the conference, participants will learn about topics such as emerging food trends, global trade, U.S. agriculture outlooks, changes in input costs and more from several pork industry professionals. Two concurrent sessions are being planned for Thursday. Topics include managing employee benefit costs, real life production budgeting, hedge strategies, business interruption, GAAP update, production targets, tax update, the A-Z nuts and bolts on pork production and worker safety.

The registration fee for the Pork Management Conference, Your Pork Industry Investment is $395 per person and $435 per person after April 24. The first 10 pork producers that have not attended in the past two years receive a $300 discount on registration courtesy of AgStar Financial Services. A brochure with a registration form and a detailed list of events is available on or by calling 800-456-PORK.

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